Redesign of the outdoor facilities of the Finsterwalde grammar school Small schoolyard

The parkour facility in the landscape park area © 2015 Angela Schüler

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Almost hidden © 2016 Angela Schüler

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Modern play and sports facilities in front of the historic facade of the school building © 2015 Angela Schüler

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Shady spot under the walnut tree © 2016 Angela Schüler

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Charming combination of "Lümmelkugeln" and parkour sports facility © 2015 Angela Schüler

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A private plot of land juts out as an enclave in the middle of the schoolyard. © 2015 Angela Schüler

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These spinning tops are more challenging than they look! And just the thing after sitting for a long time. © 2018 Angela Schüler

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Always popular - table tennis next to the old soccer facility © 2016 Angela Schüler

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Break fun still before completion (planting is still missing) © 2014 Angela Schüler

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The parkour facility in the landscape park area © 2015 Angela Schüler

Almost hidden © 2016 Angela Schüler

Modern play and sports facilities in front of the historic facade of the school building © 2015 Angela Schüler

Shady spot under the walnut tree © 2016 Angela Schüler

Charming combination of "Lümmelkugeln" and parkour sports facility © 2015 Angela Schüler

A private plot of land juts out as an enclave in the middle of the schoolyard. © 2015 Angela Schüler

These spinning tops are more challenging than they look! And just the thing after sitting for a long time. © 2018 Angela Schüler

Always popular - table tennis next to the old soccer facility © 2016 Angela Schüler

Break fun still before completion (planting is still missing) © 2014 Angela Schüler

In the historical environment of the listed building ensemble by the architect Max Taut, the conversion and redesign of the so-called small schoolyard was also part of the overall planning in addition to the large schoolyard, but was processed in an earlier construction phase.
This was preceded by a comprehensive survey of the students and teachers, what they would like to experience in the playground.
Movement and sports was the desire and the planning was met.
In terms of area with the large schoolyard of the other construction phase at least equal, but predominate here rather the playful break offers.
So several movement and also for physical education suitable offers are integrated in a residual still existing parking space.

Turning tops invite to the motorically demanding sitting and balancing in small communication groups.
Table tennis is an ever-popular break option.
A small soccer facility from earlier years has been incorporated into the overall use and additional ball fields have been added.
And last but not least, a parkour area can be used both in class as a performance-oriented obstacle course but also as a playful recess area.
United balancing balls and seating offers complete the ensemble.

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Planning offices

LANDSCHAFT + DESIGN
Dresden

Employees
Dipl.-Ing Peggy Thiel

Project period
2013 - 2014

Size
3.600 m2

Construction amount
329 000 Euro (brutto)

Client
Landkreis Elbe-Elster Baumanagement

Address
Straße der Jugend 1
Finsterwalde
Deutschland

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Project type
Squares, promenades, pedestrian areas
Playgrounds, e.g. at childcare centers and schools
Sports facilities
Garden
Redevelopment of (historic) open spaces